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West Beirut, Hamra Area

Beirut, Lebanon
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“nice area” (9 reviews)
“never sleeps” (2 reviews)
“coffee shops” (8 reviews)
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed in this area, having considered places in East and middle zones. There are plenty of bars and shops and money exchanges (better rates than airport) as well as cafes etc within very short walking distances and plenty minibuses taxis and Uber to get...More

Thank johmar_11
Reviewed 11 July 2017

Close to lots of shops and restaurants, close to AUB and ALU. Close to the beach (corniche) and to Hamra street. About 45 minutes walk to downtown Beirut, and about 20 minutes from the airport. Lots of hills to walk up and down, but definitely...More

Thank Brannon W
Reviewed 10 July 2017

I started in Costa then ventured out to all sorts of interesting cocktail bars and roof top rhythms.

Thank Richydev
Reviewed 28 June 2017

Very vibrant part of Beirut, Clash of modernity with the old Beiruti life of its citizens. Amazing shopping, You can ask a local to guide through the hidden gems of Hamra.

Thank Zeeniek
Reviewed 28 May 2017

Hamra street is the hub of all, shopping, clubbing, pubing, good restaurants, coffee shops, bars with different themes and music clubs that are very very good

Thank azzad2017
Reviewed 12 April 2017

It is a nice area to shop and set in some restaurants and cafes. It is a crowded area with locals and tourists. In the summer it is quiet hot, so I recommend you to go in the afternoon or night.

Thank Sawsan A
Reviewed 8 March 2017 via mobile

Even Hamra is situated in a Western Beirut that is a Muslim area it doesn't look as a Muslim district at all. I should say that Hamra is a real face of the city where all the cultures have mixed and something extraordinary has appeared....More

Thank KirillIvanov
Reviewed 24 February 2017

The my prefer Area and street , there many cafes and good restaurants and snacks and pups and many shops .

Thank Walid I
Reviewed 29 January 2017

This is a superb area for bars and restaurants. It is a cosmopolitan, multi faith district that has a great atmosphere

Thank victortwoone
Reviewed 4 January 2017

The Hamra area of west Beirut still shows evidence of the war in buildings that are just shells. While the shopping strip of Hamra Street is great the area is awash with beggars and this does lower the tone of the area.

Thank Tony W
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